Tag: Health

Nursing health assessment is an important role for a patient being diagnosis and give appropriate treatment

Introduction Nursing health assessment is an important role for a patient being diagnosis and give appropriate treatment (Bellack, 1992, p.12). In my past clinical practice, only some simple assessments were conducted as it is able to reduce the affect of the problem but not solve it. After studied nursing health assessment, some more extensive and …

Obesity is an increasing global health problem, and one of the leading preventable causes of death

Introduction Obesity is an increasing global health problem, and one of the leading preventable causes of death. The definition of obesity taken from the NHS website is; Obesity is when a person is carrying too much body fat for their height and sex. A person is considered obese if they have a body mass index …

The major national health problems straining the health care system

1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Drugs of abuse Substance misuse is rife in many countries and is one of the major national health problems straining the health care system in England as the number of drug-related hospital admissions due to both legal and illicit drugs increased by 5.7% in 2010 compared to the previous year.1 Drug abuse …

Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) is concerned with the application of psychology in other to improve the quality of working life to protecting and promoting the safety , health and well being of workers(NIOSH).

INTRODUCTION: OccupationalHealth Psychology (OHP) is concerned with the application of psychology inother toimprove thequality ofworking life to protecting and promoting thesafety , health and well beingofworkers(NIOSH). Protection and promotion are geared towards interventionsto reducehazards at work and to equip individual workers with knowledge and resources toimprove theirhealth(CDC, 2010). Theterm OHP wasfirst mentionedby FriedrichEngels in1845 and …

Climate Change is the Biggest Global Health Threat of the 21st Century.

Introduction Climate change is one of the major environmental threats facing the world today. It is referred to as “any distinct change in measures of climatic condition that could last for a long period of time such as major changes in temperature, rainfall, snow or wind patterns lasting for a decade or longer” (Allen, 2010). …

Vector-borne bacterial and parasitic diseases have developed or re-developed in a lot of geographical regions inducing economic problems and global health which include livestock, companion animals, wild life and humans.

Introduction Recently, vector-borne bacterial and parasitic diseases have developed or re-developed in a lot of geographical regions inducing economic problems and global health which include livestock, companion animals, wild life and humans. Globally diseases that their transmission occurs via arthropod vectors are the main significance to the health of animals and humans. Furthermore these diseases …

The Journey of asylum seekers and their rights to education, employment, welfare benefits, housing, health and social services in the UK

Introduction In the essay, I will be focusing on the asylum seekers in the UK. The focus of this essay is to see how their rights to education, employment, welfare benefits, housing, health and social services are exercised in the British society. I will start by defining what an asylum seeker is. The journey will …

Study of Leadership in Professional Practice Health and Social care

Introduction This essay will discuss leadership, the various definitions and theoretical concepts in context to leadership. The different qualities and characteristics of an exemplary leader and identify leadership styles in congruence to health care and self. It will also discuss the importance of reflective learning and various models which aid in reflection are also discussed …

Health assessment is an evaluation of the health status of an individual by performing a physical examination after obtaining a health history.

Introduction Health assessment is an evaluation of the health status of an individual by performing a physical examination after obtaining a health history. (Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 2009) At the followings, I choose abdomen case in health assessment to apply on a client I had been caring in my past clinical practice. To diagnose, monitor, and …

The concept of religion and how it affects health in my community of practice, London Borough of Newham, based on sociological and psychological theories.

Introduction Locality Project In this essay I will be examining the concept of religion and how it affects health in my community of practice, London Borough of Newham, based on sociological and psychological theories. I have chosen Newham as this is where I was located on placement and therefore have encountered a very diverse and …

The effects of aging and mental health

1. INTRODUCTION This research proposal has been written to show how the elderly are able to access information regarding their mental health. This is important, as many people are now living longer and the prevalence of mental health issues, which may be associated with the elderly, is growing. Over the past, few years’ newspapers have …

Several mechanisms have been proposed to explain the relationship between stressors and ill health. Critically evaluate these mechanisms as valid explanations for stress-link illness.

Abstract This essay has been written to seek to undertake analyse and critically evaluate the relationship between the stress and causal mechanisms which have been proved to cause physical illnesses. The research which has examined these phenomena shall be surmised and discussed to seek to ascertain if there are valid and reliable research studies that …

Current research into the health-related impact of bullying at work.

Abstract This paper addresses the current state of research concerning the psychological and physical effects that bullying within the work place can have on the victim, both its immediate impact and in the long term. The effectiveness of the research method of large scale surveys as a means of determining these findings will be considered. …

A critical appraisal of the human rights and mental health legislation of children and young people, specifically those aged between 16 and 17 years, within the mental health system in the UK – compliance, breaches and remedy.

Research Question To what extent do human rights play a role in the application of the provisions of the Mental Health Care Act 1983 to children aged 16 – 17 years, should parental rights be afforded greater importance or are the provisions of legislation aligned with the objectives sought to be achieved by the import …

A critical appraisal of the human rights and mental health legislation ,of children and young people, specifically those aged between 16 and 17 years, within the mental health system in the UK – compliance, breaches and remedy.

Abstract This essay looks at whether people can be seen as a key source of sustained competitive advantage for organizations. Both positives and negatives about the idea that staff offer ongoing competitive advantage are discussed. The discussion is framed in terms of human resource management (HRM) and looks at both the immediate business context and …

It could be argued that the patient is now the consumer of health care. Do you agree and to what extent do you think this consumerism has succeeded in placing the patient at the centre of healthcare?

Abstract The essay examines the idea that the patient is the consumer of health care. It assesses the extent to which patients can be seen as ‘consumers’, and also looks at how far this definition of patients succeeds in delivering the patient-centred care that current government guidelines suggest. While the move has, to some extent, …

Evaluation of Cardiovascular and related Health Interventions in the Uk

Abstract This research proposal focuses on the healthcare initiatives in the UK pertaining to cardiovascular and related diseases. Using journal articles and government reports as secondary sources and comprehensive questionnaire based interviews and direct telephonic surveys as the primary input, the study aims to evaluate the preventive health programs to ascertain their effectiveness. These results …

Continuous I In Managing Health And Safety, Along With Quality And Environmental Considerations

Introduction Organizations today, in addition to ensuring customer satisfaction and loyalty, must also demonstrate to its broader stakeholders a corporate strategy which underscores social, environmental and health and safety concerns. It should demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement in the management of the health and safety, and working environment of their employees; and should take into …

Critique the responses of the following agents: Public Health, Health Promotion, the government and the general public, ensuring that you focus on the public health and health promotion responses by these agents (using UK centred examples from 2007-2013 for your chosen topic).

Introduction This essay aims to critically analyse how the chosen topic, measles, a highly infectious virus, has been dealt with by a number of specific groups, these being Public Health England (PHE), Health Promotion, the Government, and the general public, between 2007 – 2013. Evidence and the literature will be reviewed in order to determine …

New paradigms for health care delivery

Changes occurring in Health care delivery and Medicine are the result of social, economical, technological, scientific forces that have evolved in the 21st century. Among the most significant changes are shift in disease patterns, advanced technology, increased consumer expectations and high costs of health care. These factors have redefined medical practices to fit into the …

Сoncepts of equality, diversity and rights in relation to health and social care Health

Task 1 P1. Explain the concepts of equality, diversity and rights in relation to health and social care Health and social care practice should acknowledge, respect and accommodate this diversity. Promoting inclusion and equality, taking rights into account, is an important part of health and social care provision. A central issue for care worker and …

Healthsouth Fraud

HealthSouth Fraud Case Review Michelle F. White June 6, 2012 HPA 726 Intro to HealthSouth Fraud Case Review In 2003, HealthSouth was accused of one the largest accounting fraud cases in healthcare history and those involved are still being tried today, nine years later. HealthSouth was founded in Birmingham, Alabama in the year 1984 by …

Mental Health

Mental health refers to the stability of persons’ emotional and psychological faculties as well as their capacity to function normally within a social setting[1] In essence it is basically how an individual evaluates themselves, their lives and the people in their lives. In order to help understand the issue of mental health, I would use …

Health Psychology

third third edition edition Health Psychology: A Textbook third edition Praise for the previous edition: “The volume of work undertaken by Ogden for the first edition of her textbook was impressive, and the second edition is even better… As a text aimed at undergraduate psychology students, it is hard to fault. ” Times Higher Education …

Health and Social Care – standards required for social protection

General Social Care Council Goldings House 2 Hay’s Lane London SE1 2HB Codes Of Practice For Social Care Workers 020 7397 5100 www. gscc. org. uk © Copyright General Social Care Council 2010 Web and print-friendly version  Introduction What are the codes? This document contains agreed codes of practice for social care workers and …

Health Care Reform

Basic overview of health care reform (3 articles):The Health Care Reform is making a huge economic impact as it has very important insinuations when it comes to the US economy. Hence it is important to understand what is going on with this topic. In “Health care reform stands: How it impacts your coverage” by Parija Kavilanz, it …

Unit 6 p7 Health and Social Care

P7- Describe the roles, responsibilities and career pathways of 3 health or social car workers. Social worker: Social workers form relationships with people and assist them to live more successfully within their local communities by helping them find solutions to their problems. Social work involves engaging not only with clients themselves but their families and …

Community Health Project

Community Health Project- Part One – Identifying the Project’s Focus Kathleen Rogers King Walden University November 26, 2012 Community Health Project-Part One -Identifying the Project’s Focus This paper will identify a significant health issue and a particular population for a health management plan. Support for the significance of this health issue, and rationale for the …

Unit 12 – Public Health – Task 1

During the 1800’s the overall health of the public was extremely poor, children and babies were dying in their thousands, and adults would work in the most horrific of conditions. Families of 8 or 9 would live in 1 room where they all slept, ate and washed if they had the water to, the sewage …

Physical Disorders and Health Psychology

Chapter 9: Physical Disorders and Health Psychology •psychosomatic medicine- psych factors affect physical function •behavioral medicine- applied to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of medical problems •health psychology- psych factors that are important to the maintenance and promotion of health opsych and social factors: •(1) affect biological processes •(2) long-standing behavior patterns put ppl at risk …